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NHL: Vancouver 6, Edmonton 2

Oct. 6, 2013 at 1:13 AM

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Brad Richardson netted a short-handed goal to ignite a run of five consecutive scores for Vancouver Saturday in the Canucks' 6-2 blitz of Edmonton.

Richardson's tally 3:42 into the game erased an early 1-0 deficit, and Dan Hamhuis, Jannik Hansen, Daniel Sedin and Ryan Kesler followed with consecutive goals as Vancouver recorded its first win of the season.

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Robert Luongo earned the win, turning aside 21-of-23 shots.

Boyd Gordon and Jeff Petry scored for the Oilers, who fell to 0-2-0 on the young season.

Edmonton's Devan Dubnyk was lit up for five goals on 31 shots.

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